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Historical Society Meets April 21

The Douglas County Historical Society held its monthly meeting on April 21. Sharon called meeting to order. Pat read minutes and gave treasurer’s report, both of which were approved. Open and Closed signs are still coming off our new sign. ...

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Bears Are District Golf Champs

On Monday, May 5, the Ava Bears golf team brought home the top honor of District Champions by scoring a team total of 336 and beating the Mountain Grove team score of 346.  
Tristan Haltom won 1st place individual by shooting a 70 (1 under par); 2nd place went to Ian Barnes (73) from Licking, and 3rd place was secured by the freshman Haltom brother, Taylor, with a score of 79.
Other Ava golfers helping the effort and earning all district honors include:  Jesse Dean (93), Conner Canape (94), and Chandler Roberts (105).  Only the top two district teams (Ava and Mountain Grove) plus 15 individual golfers made it out of District 5 and will continue to make a run for state honors.    
The Ava golf team will advance to the State Sectional Golf Tournament on Monday, May 12 held at the Eagle Creek golf course in Joplin where they will attempt to advance to the state finals tournament.  
Only two teams plus 15 individuals will advance from sectionals.  Ava will be competing against Mountain Grove, Springfield Catholic, the 1st place team from District 6, and Lamar.  Only two teams and 15 individuals from Districts 5 and 6 will compete on May 19 and 20 at Bolivar in the State Class 2 Golf Tournament.

On Monday, May 5, the Ava Bears golf team brought home the top honor of District Champions by scoring a team total of 336 and beating the Mountain Grove team score of 346. Tristan Haltom won 1st place individual by ...

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Ava FFA Attends State Convention

FFA at State

The Missouri State FFA Convention was held April 24 and 25 in Columbia. Above are representatives from the Ava High School chapter who attended. Front row (from left): Emily Dougherty, Molly Henderson, Paxton Kjar, Mark Blakey. In back, from left: ...

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FFA Chapter Holds Annual Banquet

Retiring FFA President Deevala Rawlings (left) is presented a plaque of appreciation by 2014-15 President Molly Henderson at the close of the annual FFA Banquet last Friday night.

By Molly Henderson FFA President 2014-15 The Ava FFA Chapter held their annual banquet, Friday, May 2, at 6 p.m. at the high school cafeteria. Members and guests were provided with a meal which consisted of grilled chicken, corn, scalloped ...

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Fire Dept. Wins TV

mo 1 call tv contest

The Eastern Douglas County Volunteer Fire Department entered a contest by Missouri 1 Call, with the main focus of getting the word out to the public to call before you dig. EDCVFD hung a “Call before you dig” banner on ...

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